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Far Away Tunic

As I am always thinking about far away places, the name of this pattern attracted me, as did the evocative and romantic cover illustration. This summer top pattern is published by an independent Australian company, Bettsy Kingston. The top has a round neck with a stand-up collar; no fastenings; and two vertical darts in the front and back. Sleeves can be below the elbow or full-length. The pattern can be purchased from Bettsy Kingston's shop on etsy as a PDF or from online sewing stores as an envelope pattern. The shoulder seams are narrow and the neck is very wide, showing bra straps clearly. The top looks better side on than from the front.
Pattern illustration
Pattern illustration
My fabric: Liberty's Small Susanna
My fabric: Liberty's Small Susanna
The collar, close up
The collar, close up
The finished top
The finished top
Demi-profile (with bra strap)
Demi-profile (with bra strap)
The neck is VERY wide
The neck is VERY wide